Patterns often have a lot of design options or include an entire ensemble wardrobe. That makes for a gazillion pieces of tissue paper that you must cut, fold and then try to get back into the envelope as best as you can. After shoving them all in you breathe a sigh of relief. Then a few weeks, months, or . . . ahem . . . years pass and you get a siren’s call to sew up one of those designs.
But you can relieve yourself of some of the hassle by practicing one small step.
After you initially cut the pattern pieces fold them so their info is on top before you place them back in the envelope.
When it comes time for you to pull your pieces out of the envelope you can quickly sort which ones you will need.
This small practice has helped prevent countless tissue paper tantrums in my life.
I hope, that in some small way, this tip is of service to you.
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